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1

Normal anatomical position

Standing face forward Arms at side Palms facing forward

2

Midline (Right/ Left)

Line through middle of N.A.P. (top of head, down torso, through groin, dividing legs) (Left and Right refer to PATIENT'S left/ right side)

3

Medial/ Lateral

Medial: objects TOWARDS midline Lateral: objects AWAY from midline

4

Distal/ Proximal

With regard to LIMBS: Distal: Away from torso Proximal: Next to torso

5

Transverse line (Superior/ Inferior)

Line dividing the body at the waist to: Superior (Upper) Inferior (Lower)

6

Midaxillary Line (Anterior/ Posterior)

Line down the center (top of head, down torso, to feet) of side to: Anterior: Front (ventral) Posterior: Back (dorsal)

7

A: Midline

B: LEFT

C: RIGHT

D: Superior

E: Transverse Line

F: Inferior

G: Lateral

H: Medial

I: Proximal

J: Distal

 

8

A: Midaxillary Line

B: Anterior

C: Posterior